Recipes Tagged ‘cinnamon stick’

glühwein / mulled wine

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 | 2 Comments

preparation: 10min | cooking: 15min | difficulty:

© 2010 Tony El Batal

serving portion: 7-8 persons

ingredients


  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in four

  • 4 cloves

  • 1 lemon peel

  • 1 orange peel

  • 2 spice bags / tea bags

  • 1.5 L bottle dry red wine

  • 100g sugar

directions

  1. Ground the cinnamon stick and cloves with the food processor; Place 2 tsp of this mixture in a spice bag.

  2. Cut the peels of orange and lemon into small pieces; Place them in the second spice bag.

  3. Pour the wine in heavy large saucepan; Add sugar; Add spice bags; Heat it, stirring until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes to blend flavors.

  4. Remove spice bags, cool, cover and refrigerate overnight.

  5. Warm gently before serving and spoon out into a heatproof glass.

joe’s tips

  1. This recipe can be executed in an electric kettle.

  2. The English translation of glühwein is “glow wine.” The mulled wine got its name because it radiates heat and gives the drinker a glow.

  3. Glühwein effect and flavor keeps people celebrating.

reference

  • Joseph Arayess (My Uncle)

hot spicy chocolate

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 | 6 Comments

preparation: 10min | cooking: 15min | difficulty:

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© 2010 Tony El Batal

serving portion: 2 Mugs

ingredients


  • 1 1/2 cup milk

  • 1 pinch cayenne

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 45g chocolate (bittersweet)

directions

  1. Boil the milk in a saucepan with cinnamon and cayenne.

  2. Pour Milk over chocolate chunk whisk until melted.

  3. Sieve out the cinnamon stick and serve in a mug.

tips

  1. Top with marshmallows or sieve some cacao powder and sugar icing for better presentation.

reference